Umesh Yadav Indian Cricketer – Full Biography
Born On 25th October 1987, Umesh Yadav is an Indian cricketer. A right-arm fast bowler, Yadav is known for its immersive fast bowling. He started his international Test debut against the West Indies. He was the highest wicket-taker for India in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. In the 2018 IPL auctions, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for ₹4.2 crores.
Umesh Yadav Indian Cricketer- Basic Information
- Name: Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav
- Nickname: Vidharbha Hurricane and Babloo
- Role: Bowler
- Batting Style: Right-handed
- Bowling Style: Right Arm Fast
Umesh Yadav Physical Appearance
- Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
- Weight (approx.): 75 Kg
- Eye Colour: Brown
- Hair Colour: Black
- Tattoo: On his left arm
Personal Life Of Umesh Yadav
- Date of Birth: 25th October 1987
- Age: 32 Years (As On 2020)
- Birth Place: Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
- Zodiac sign: Scorpio
- Nationality: Indian
- School: Government Higher Secondary School, Walani
- College: NA
- Educational Qualifications: NA
Umesh Yadav Family & Religion
- Mother: Late Kishori Devi
- Brother: Ramesh Yadav (Elder) and one elder brother
- Sister: NA
- Coach/Mentor: Subroto Banerjee and Pritam Ghande
- Religion: Hindu
- Address: Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Cricket Career Of Umesh Yadav
- Test: 6 Nov 2011 vs West Indies in Delhi
- ODI: 28 May 2010 vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo
- T20: 7 Aug 2012 vs Sri Lanka in Pallekele
- Jersey Number: #19 (International, IPL, County)
- Domestic/State Teams: India, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Vidarbha, Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Nature on the field: Aggressive
- Likes To Play Against: Pakistan and Australia
Umesh Yadav Batting Career
Umesh Yadav Bowling Career
Highlighted Records Of Umesh Yadav
- Umesh delivered his fastest ball against Sri Lanka clocking 155.55 kmph.
- Umesh Yadav was the highest wicket-taker for India in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, scalping 18 wickets.
- His fastest ball in IPL is 150.1 kmph which made him the third-fastest bowler in the 2015 season.
- Yadav is the first player from Vidarbha to play for India.
Umesh Yadav Preferences & Hobbies
- Hobbies: Travelling
- Favorite Cricketers: Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar
- Favorite Bowlers: Zaheer Khan, Glenn McGrath, and Dale Steyn
- Favorite Food: Saoji
- Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan
- Favorite Musicians/Singers: Cold Play
- Cars Collection: BMW (Model: Not Known)
Umesh Yadav Relationship Status
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Tanya Wadhwa (Fashion Designer)
- Marriage Date: 29th May 2013
- Children: NA
Awards and Recognitions
In IPL 2015 his fastest ball is at 150.1km/h making him the third-fastest bowler of the tournament.
Controversies did by Umesh Yadav( Indian Cricketer )
Umesh has dropped from Test squad ahead of SA series but got a lucky break after Bumrah picked up an injury.
- His father used to work in coal-mines in Khaperkheda, Nagpur.
- He initially wanted to join the Indian Army but got rejected from there, after that he applied for a police constable job but missed out on the opportunity by just 2 points.
- He played some local cricket tournaments and earned a chance to play for Vidarbha Gymkhana.
- He took the priceless wickets of VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid in 2008 Duleep Trophy.
- In 2011, his mother passed away due to diabetes as his family was unable to lure the medical expense.
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